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Logitech C510
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Logitech C510 Webcam

toptenreviews.com Gold 3dGameMan.com Gameman's Choice hd-tecnologia.com Gold
8MP 1280 X 720 Apr 2011
Built-In Microphone Megapixel Maximum Video Resolution Snapshot Button Release Date
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Three Industry Awards

This webcam has received three awards from experts in webcams.

This Logitech webcam was given a "Gold" award by both Toptenreviews.com and Hd-tecnologia.com, both of which thought that this webcam was exceptional.

The expert at 3dGameMan.com wrote that this webcam was excellent and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this webcam is 82 out of 100 based on eleven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, Laptopmag.com and about.com. This means that experts think this Logitech webcam is one of the better webcams of this type and age.

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 204 user reviews this webcam has an average user rating of 90%.

Good Product Quality

Fourty customers mentioned in their reviews that this webcam was good quality. Andrew said in his review on Amazon “Quality picture and video, great effects and value for what your getting”. Andrew K Fletcher rated this webcam 5 stars and he said four years ago “Love this webcam, image quality is superb, Used a bit of blue tac to secure it to screen, though it was ok without” in his review of the Logitech C510. Astraman mentioned in their Logitech C510 review “Wanted a decent quality webcam to put vids on facebook/youtube, this one beat my best expectations” .

Good Picture Quality

Several people who bought it agreed that it produced a sharp image. Baldeagle176 mentioned “It's undoubtedly a good camera providing a very sharp image.” yet they only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. M Wood said “Crisp picture and shooting to specifications” in their review and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Seven years ago Oldgit wrote on Amazon “The sound is true and crisp - all you could want in a webcam”.

A number of Logitech C510 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it produced a good quality image. Mr. C. A. Laurie said in their Logitech C510 review “The image quality is very good”.

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Easy to Use

A number of Logitech C510 owners thought the Logitech C510 was easy to use. Frenchfan wrote on Amazon “The video recording is quite easy to use and of good quality, files in wmv so easy to treat”. Gotpaintinmyhair said in their review of the Logitech C510 on Amazon “Its ok if you wnat to use it to chat to family” however despite that they only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Gunnaray mentioned in their Logitech C510 review on Amazon “Wish I had bought 1 earlier, also the pouch is handy for people on the move” and gave this webcam a score of 5 stars.

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said in their Logitech C510 review on Amazon “Took a bit of time to set up satisfactorily (it helps to disconnect the previous webcam!) as I had a problem with the sound”. Hector said “Very easy to set up and fantastic picture quality when used either static on top of the PC or hand held whe walking around” in his review and scored the product 5 stars. Mrs L.c mentioned on Amazon “Having chosen to buy this particular model it was incredibly simple to set up” in her review of this webcam.

A number of customers who purchased it considered that it performed as expected. D. R. Martin wrote on Amazon six years ago “Fantastic webcam does what it says on the tin and more”.

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Robust

Four Logitech C510 reviewers who bought the product concluded that it was well made. Seven years ago Dr. Sheen Cherian mentioned in their Logitech C510 review “Made of really solid plastic, hence will last for years”. Yp wrote on Amazon also seven years ago “It has good light sensitivity, gives the feeling of being well made and durable” in their review of the Logitech C510 and rated it as excellent.

A few Logitech C510 reviewers said in their reviews that it was reliable. Andrew K Fletcher said “It is 100% reliable”. Oldgit mentioned in their Logitech C510 review “As ALWAYS, Amazon delivery was fast and completely reliable” . Syl mentioned in their Logitech C510 review “Logitech is really a trusty company” .

One Logitech C510 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Four years ago Judith Steven wrote in her review of this webcam on Amazon “I am a little disapointed that the picture and speech is so broken up there are often pauses”.

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Nice Design

A number of customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was neat. Kashanka said in their Logitech C510 review six years ago “Folds away neatly for protection”. Also six years ago Mcberry wrote in their review of the Logitech C510 on Amazon “Easy to install (my computer did it itself)and it fits neatly on my laptop”. Roy Gibson mentioned in his Logitech C510 review on Amazon seven years ago “Neat and flexible webcam with good definition” and scored this webcam 4 stars.

Several people wrote that the Logitech C510 was a good design. Phil W. mentioned on Amazon five years ago “Having bought this for a family I was impressed with the size, design and functionality, not to mention the Logitech software as I'm not a huge fan of Skype” and rated it as excellent. Seldom-Write said “This camera was a great travel companion for the months I had it; the size and design made it simple to pack up” and gave the Logitech C510 a score of 80 out of 100. Expert website Laptopmag.com said seven years ago “Growing party of webcams able to make high-def video calls with a relatively compact, foldable design”.

Three customers who reviewed it thought it was good looking. G. W. Creese scored it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The webcam is stylish, practical and very good quality” in their review of the Logitech C510. Mimyx mentioned in their review of the Logitech C510 “It's beautifully clear”. Rsjm2002 mentioned six years ago “This is easy to install, pretty easy to use” in their review of the Logitech C510.

One Logitech C510 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Logitech C510 was well designed. Oldgit mentioned seven years ago “They are nicely designed, well made” in their review of this webcam and scored this webcam very highly.

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Good Sound Quality

Several customers who purchased the product agreed that it had a good microphone. Dave wrote “These web cams work well giving good picture and sound” in his review of the Logitech C510 and rated the product as excellent. Gunnaray wrote on Amazon “Very easy to install picture quality and sound very good and I am well impressed” and gave the Logitech C510 a very good rating. Himanshu said in their review six years ago “Video quality is sound and clear”.

Reasonably Priced

A few people who bought the Logitech C510 said that it was good value for money. Adam Gardner mentioned “Good quality and good price, would recommend for anyone looking to video chat” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Agness wrote six years ago “Best Buy at this price !”. Agness also mentioned “The best buy price on this category HD 720p seems that only Logitech c910 is better than this used in video calls on skype, yahoo”.

Several Logitech C510 reviewers wrote that it was a bargain for the price. Jc "jc" wrote “It was a cheap one” . Mimyx gave it an excellent review and wrote in their review of this webcam on Amazon six years ago “Cheap and clear”. Mimyx also mentioned “The sound is better than my standalone mic, which wasn't cheap when I bought it”.

Two Logitech C510 owners who purchased it reckoned that it was cheap. Geoffd mentioned on Amazon five years ago “An inexpensive webcam that does more than provide the requirements for Skyping!”. Cnet.com wrote on expert website CNET.com “The Logitech C510 HD Webcam is an inexpensive solution for computers that don't come with built-in cameras”.

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Logitech Webcams Have Excellent Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Logitech webcams and also specifically for Logitech webcams and found that in both cases Logitech had excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Size

Four Logitech C510 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact. Liggywuh wrote “Great little camera, small and compact, with enough length on the USB cable to have it sat on top of a large monitor”. S. Hewson said in their review of this webcam seven years ago “The web cam is easy to install, small and compact and comes with it's own carrying pouch” and gave the product an excellent review score. Slimboseal mentioned on Amazon “Its small compact size plus the ease of attachment to my monitor makes it just right for the job” in their review of the Logitech C510.

One customer who bought the product concluded that it was thick. Liggywuh said “My LCD (NEC 20WGX2) has quite a thick bezel, with my GF's U2211H it is not a problem at all”.

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Good Support

A few Logitech C510 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Bogbain1 said in their review of the Logitech C510 “The answer must be an emphatic YES!Although there can be some annoying manufacturer traits such as huge instruction book which actually only had 11 pages in English”. Geoffd gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review “Is easy to use with simple instructions”. Nd said on Amazon “Value for money! Easy to use and easy set up instructions” in their review of the Logitech C510.

Good Connectivity

Several Logitech C510 reviewers who purchased the product thought it was good in terms of USB connections. Seldom-Write said “Burning my finger, which was quite spectacular given it was powered by USB” in their review and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

One Logitech C510 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet. D. K. Plowright gave the Logitech C510 a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the Logitech C510 “It has not made much difference despite the fact that I have a strong fast internet connection”.

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Good Technical Features

A few Logitech C510 reviewers who reviewed this webcam considered that it had good features. Andrew mentioned on Amazon “Cool features like the camera will track your face if your moving around so it centres the picture around you”. Expert review site Technogog.com said “The C510 has many of the features and then some that anyone could want in a webcam” in their review of this webcam.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer thought the Logitech C510 was noisy. Dr. Sheen Cherian wrote in their review of this webcam “The on-board microphone is quite sensitive and there is noise reduction enabled, hence you don't need a separate microphone”.

Fairly High Megapixel

Webcams of this type and age have megapixels of between 0.1MP and 20MP, and the average megapixel is 2.5MP. With a megapixel of 8 megapixels, the Logitech C510 has one of the higher megapixels amongst comparable spec webcams of this age.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Logitech C510 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other webcams that came out more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other webcams with a built-in microphone currently available including because of it's better review score, the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema (£20.01).

There are a number of alternative webcams which also have a built-in microphone which you might also want to consider including the Logitech B910 HD Kit (£61.66).

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1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Logitech C510 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels webcam, which is the most common video resolution. The best video resolution of all webcams of this type and age is 1600 x 1200 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Has a Snapshot Button

The Logitech C510 has a snapshot button, which is unusual. Most of the other webcams of this age and type do not have a snapshot button.

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Does Not Have a Motion Detector

Most similar spec webcams that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a motion detector. The Logitech C510 is no exception to this as it too does not have a motion detector.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

Like most of the other webcams of a comparable age and type to the C510, the Logitech C510 does not feature face tracking.

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Not Mac Compatibility

The Logitech C510 is not mac compatibility, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other webcams of a comparable spec and age to the C510 are also not mac compatibility.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

Like most of the other webcams that came out more than two years ago, the Logitech C510 does not have a zoom capability.

Alternative webcams which also have a zoom capability that you might also want to look at include the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema (£20.01).

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Logitech C510 does not have a night mode, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec webcams that came out around the same time as the C510 also do not have a night mode.

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Specification

Performance
Megapixel
Maximum Frame Rate
Maximum Video Resolution
Snapshot Button
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Maximum Image Resolution
Design
Built-In Microphone
Colour of Product
Interface
Cable Length
Other Features
USB Powered
Mac Compatibility
Compatible Operating Systems
Internet Connection Required
USB Required
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Minimum RAM
Minimum Processor
Colour
Packaging Data
Laptop Clamp
LCD Clamp

3 Awards

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 960000594, 960000639
Barcodes 00000960000593, 00000960000623, 00097855067289, 00097855067999, 00778888469300, 00847073014400, 00987550672898, 03610170028055, 03610480016254, 05052733357246, 05099206023772, 05099206023840, 05099206023857

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